Right now, as many companies deal with remote work and resulting process changes, the clarity of your A/P policies becomes even more important.
You’re currently bombarded by information about COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic gripping the world right now, much of it changing hour to hour. You’re likely bombarded by questions too — from employees, customers, your CEO. But it’s critical you as CFO also ask a few key questions to make sure your business is ready to weather […]
With the pandemic still affecting daily life – and some staffers finding they favor working at home – companies are looking to enhance their remote work policy.
A new study says a lot of CFOs (83%) are feeling stressed out. And outdated systems may be to blame. According to DataRails, a financial planning and analysis platform for Excel users, 81% of CFOs say their daily workflows are more manually intensive than any of their fellow C-suite pros. Two hundred CFOs at companies […]
Your risk of falling victim to business email compromise is greater than ever. And it’s thanks to — you guessed it — the coronavirus. Business email compromise (BEC) has been one of the most formidable foes your finance department has faced in recent years. And scammers are jumping on the current crisis to worm their […]
For the next two months your company doesn’t have to physically lay hands on employment authorization documents to accept them. That’s the word from the Department of Homeland Security in light of the COVID-19 epidemic. But you will have a new process to follow to stay in compliance. Check out the details. Check I-9 documentation […]
Could the next step in the future of work be a four-day workweek instead of hybrid telework? Some employers have had positive results with the experiment. For example, social media company Buffer reported at the end of last year that 91% of its employees said they were happier and more productive working a four-day week. […]
Any time Finance is looking to bring on new staffers, you must ensure the interview process is carried out smoothly and soundly. In today’s age, there are more than a few fair hiring laws to remember, from the Civil Rights Act and the Equal Pay Act to the Americans with Disabilities Act. And with any […]
The team members in each of your organization’s departments probably follow a set of standard operating procedures for their most essential processes. It’s second nature to them, but not for employees outside that department. So what would happen if there was a fluke staffing situation? For example, your Payroll manager is taking time off and […]
COVID-19 changed the way many workplaces – and many Payroll and Finance pros – operate. And while most offices are slowly starting to return to normal, some changes may impact the nature of work going forward. Which developments are likely here to stay? At the 2021 American Payroll Association (APA) Virtual Congress Xstream, a panel […]
CFOs are well aware that employees generally don’t like change – especially when it challenges the status quo or modifies a policy they’ve grown accustomed to.
Nearly two in three employees are putting you at risk of a costly security breach, due to the phenomenon known as shadow IT. New numbers from 1Password will open many eyes. When employees with computers and an IT department were asked “Have you in the past year signed up for a work-related website or app […]
While most Finance pros can recite the ins and outs of their policies ad nauseum, an alarming number of employers don’t have any way of knowing if and when their internal policies are being violated.
Your staff members who have caregiver obligations to a family member, or someone with a disability, technically aren’t a protected class under federal law. However, a technical assistance document issued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Caregiver Discrimination Under Federal Employment Discrimination Laws,” indicates the agency will respond to […]
Beyond your mission statement, are there any environment, social or corporate governance (ESG) values that leadership cares about? And what impact could making those values an active part of your policy and culture have on the bottom line? What it stands for Ways to show your firm cares about the “E” in ESG can include: […]
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